Principal’s welcome

Burgess-Brett-2021.jpgWelcome to Kawana Waters State College's website. I hope you enjoy learning a little more about our great Prep to Year 12 College, set in the heart of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.

At Kawana Waters State College we take learning seriously. We believe that learning should be focused and deliberate, meaningful as well as being fun and most certainly student focused. We offer a wide range of quality learning pathways for students as they journey from Prep through to Year 12.

Our College strives to develop life-long learners who make a positive contribution to our global society. At Kawana Waters State College we certainly believe all people can learn.

Our students are prepared for "their" future through innovation and challenge.

Our College provides modern educational experiences designed to give every student a technology rich and future-focused education. We deliver a comprehensively designed Australian Curriculum in year P-9 and our senior years are focused on ensuring all students will be ready for the next step in their life's journey. Our students will be future ready.

We value excellence and believe effort, commitment and enjoyment should be rewarded with recognition and celebration.

Our Programs of Excellence (Academic Curriculum Extension) (Football, Aquatics, Arts) create a culture of learning and achievement that pervades throughout our College. These programs complement our focused delivery of Health Education. Kawana Waters State College is located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast Health precinct and our College offers a wide range of Health related studies as we prepare our students for University and the work force.

I am very proud of our expert, experienced and caring staff who create supportive challenging and caring environments for our students to learn and grow.

As an internationally recognized Queensland Independent Public School, our College is regularly reviewed and quality assured against international standards. We have a vibrant International Student Program with opportunities for our local students to travel and study overseas as well as welcoming international students to engage in our first class educational experience.

Our students benefit from partnerships that focus learning upon their future pathways. We have forged partnerships with universities, businesses, local health industries, and community organisations. We believe that our community should play a significant role in growing, nurturing and teaching our learners.

Kawana Waters State College, through our community partnerships, shows that we are indeed "Kawana's School", shaping bright futures for our learners.

We have a focus on continuous improvement in our learning and teaching as we develop life-long learners ready to excel.

I believe that our current students are our community's future. They are in good hands at Kawana Waters State College.

As you read our website, you will be amazed by our rich curriculum programs and the opportunities we have in place for our students as we develop our four College values. Respect, Excellence, Diversity and Enjoyment.

Please do not hesitate to make contact with us if you would like to know more about our place in Kawana Waters State College.​

Brett Burg​ess

Executive Principal

Last reviewed 05 August 2022
Last updated 05 August 2022